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Urinary Bladder Overactivity

Urinary bladder overactivity results in the frequent urge to urinate along with urinary incontinence. It also has a psychological effect and influences your social life by causing embarrassment and isolation. Behavioral modifications like diet, periodic emptying of the bladder, and strengthening pelvic floor muscles for bladder holding activity help manage overactive bladder.

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Why is there frequent urination in a child?

Query: Hello doctor, We are concerned about our 3 years old boy. He started urinating very often at the day time. He urinated about 40 times a day today. Every couple minutes, sometimes 5-10-15 minute gaps with a small amount urine. Our boy has no temperature, no pain, seems happy, playing like usual. Sle...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From what you are describing, there may seem to be an overactive bladder. It is more during the day and normal at night in this case. In such cases, it is usually transient. I would also want to know the psychological state of this child if he has been shouted at or bea...  Read Full »

I have increased urge for urination nowadays. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,For a few days the urge to urinate is increasing and with that flow of urine also. I got my urine tested and in the report, everything is normal my doctor prescribed me some antibiotics and a few other tablets. After taking medicines frequent urination became low no but I have to urinate e...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Obviously, all tests were done and you were treated properly. Of course, one could repeat the test for bacteria in your urine. However, I think you are suffering from an over-active bladder, a neurological issue, but not dangerous. Two things are important. One is that you should drink 9 to 1...  Read Full »

How do you stop urinary bladder leakage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old female. I am facing an issue with my urinary bladder. Most of the times I find my underwear wet with water or urine and not with white discharge. I feel my urine gets leaked. It is not that I tend to hold onto my urine for long. Whenever I feel like urinating, I instant...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Can you please provide more history? How long have you been having this issue now? Do you have pain with urination? How many kids to you have and were they relieved vaginally? Did you have any bladder or cervical procedure?   Read Full »

Why do I have the urge to urinate frequently?

Query: Hi doctor, I am worried about my urge to urinate frequently, which is atleast twice in 20 minutes. I have held pee many times previously as I got pleasure doing that. But now, it has led to urine urgency. What could be the reason for my urge to urinate, and what could be done to stop this? Ple...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to suspect you have a condition called the overactive bladder in which there will be frequent and sudden urges to urinate even when the bladder is a little or half-filled. I suggest you get an ultrasound abdomen with PVR (post-void residual) urine test and a urine rout...  Read Full »

My Klebsiella count is high. Is it of concern?

Query: Hello doctor, I am feeling a discomfort sensation in the urine bladder (I feel like passing urine every time) since the last one and a half months. USG and urine route are all normal but culture seems positive. Please let me know whether blood culture report is also normal. No fever and no issue in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have checked the attached files thoroughly (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In my opinion, we should clear the Klebsiella infection first and then watch for improvement. First, I would like to know if you have increased frequency. In order to clear t...  Read Full »

I am having back pain and lost control over bladder and bowel. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 51-year-old. I have had six low back surgeries including a fusion with hardware and screws. Today at work I lifted something heavy and had a very sharp pain that brought me to my knees. Now I am losing control of my bladder and bowels, and the pain is very bad. What could this be...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you are developing radicular pain and losing your bladder and bowel, then it is an emergency and you need to quickly consult your spine surgeon. It could be due to some problem in the fusion segment or above that segment which is called adjacent segment degeneration....  Read Full »

I have constant irritation in my bladder due to weak detrusor muscle. Kindly help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been told that I have a weak detrusor muscle and an overactive bladder. I feel constant irritation in the bladder and sometimes, my lower abdomen area swells up. I had negative urine cultures, and I have been told Botox may help me, but I can only have 50 percent or so strength ...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Botox is used for overactive bladder, once oral anticholinergic medication fails to give benefit. Botox gives benefit for 6 to 9 months, so it has to be repeated after a year. There is a risk of detrusor acontractility after injection, for which you might have to use...  Read Full »

What is the cause of overactive bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 53 years old male. I am suffering from prostate and overactive problems for the past eight years. I did many time ultrasound and cystoscopy. I have inflammation in bladder and prostate. I feel the inflammation and a burning sensation in the urethra. My bladder is overactive. I took m...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are having a severe case of overactive bladder. From your history, it appears that you have tried out almost all the available treatments for overactive bladder. At present, botox therapy is the least invasive and most efficient in the management of OAB (overactive ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for overactive bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, I do not have a UTI. A test was done to check my kidney function and diabetes. I have the urge to urinate for the past one month. I urinate more in the morning, and it gets decreased during the day and at night time. I have muscle aches on the thighs, arms, and back. I have bloating and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). If your tests have ruled out urinary infection, you may have an overactive bladder. Take a moderate amount of fluids throughout the day. Do not take a large amount of liquid at a time. ...  Read Full »

Will antidepressants cause overactive bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past five days, my mother is having a urine retention problem. Last year she took medicine for an overactive bladder problem for almost six months and stopped it. Last year she had the same issue. She took Bladmir 50 and Soliten 5 mg for overactive bladder. She also took Doxy-1 L...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The symptoms and treatment which you have mentioned are not matching. Overactive bladder person has increased frequency to pass urine, and for them, Bladmir (Mirabegron) will be useful. If your mother has problems emptying the bladder fully, that is under activity of...  Read Full »

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